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Craeft by Alexander Langlands (and Calligraphy)

One of the most interesting classes I took at university was run by the fine art department. This class was about looking at spaces, the outcome was to be a response to a specific space. I ended up making a lantern which told the story of a witch trial which took place very close to me. Something which came out of this project was this idea that a connection to the land had been lost through the...

5 Hand Lettering Styles For Your Bullet Journal

Today I want to share some hand lettering styles to use in your bullet journal. I love decorating my bullet journal with hand lettering. I find it a great way to practise my hand lettering as well as something fun to look at. I’ve tried to come up with some styles of hand lettering rather than specific fonts. I think this should give you far more flexibility with how you choose to letter in...

What I Keep In My Bag For Art School

A long time ago I decided that at some point during my university education I would share a what’s in my bag type post. I know how cliched these types of posts have become but I wanted to do it. Just based on reading a few other similar posts I think what I take with me to university is quite different compared to other students. I’m not saying this in an oh I’m so special sort of way. But...

3 Productivity Apps Which Help Me Get Stuff Done

A little while ago I read an article about the cult of productivity. It talked about how being productive as a way to keep doing more can be bad for your health. Instead, you want to be productive to spend less time on work. This is something that resonated with me. I’m constantly looking for ways to work smarter, not so I can work more, but so I can spend less energy while I’m working. So...

Are Muji Pens Overrated? A Gel Pen Comparison

I haven’t properly been in the blogosphere for a while. One of the interesting things which happened during my time away was how the stationery/ studyblr community collectively moved away from the Muji gel pens as a ‘must-have’ stationery item. The funny thing is that my personal opinion on the Muji pens hasn’t changed all that much. So today I want to do a gel pen comparison with a few...